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Global hybrid sales increased in 2017

Leading the pack for automakers, Toyota, Honda, Hyundai / Kia and other Japanese and South Korean OEMs sold over two million hybrid and plug-in cars in 2017. Toyota, as is the trend, sold the most hybrid vehicles for the year, contributing to the industry’s fourteen percent growth over 2016. As Ward’s Auto points out, Toyota “dwarfs all other brands including…

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Honda offers 55 mpg with 2019 Insight hybrid

The 2019 Honda Insight has debuted this week in New York, and the new model is rated at up to 55mpg for city driving. The Insight employs Honda’s trademark two-motor hybrid system and a 151 hp Atkinson engine. Honda is set to offer the Insight hybrid in three different trims, with various features, and will produce the model in Indiana.…

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Production-level CR-V hybrid to be introduced at the Geneva Motor Show

Honda plans to unveil its updated CR-V hybrid at the Geneva Motor Show next week. The all-new CR-V will feature a 2.0 liter i-VTEC Atkinson gasoline engine alongside two electric motors. This is Honda’s second time introducing the CR-V hybrid in Europe. The automaker initially debuted a pre-production CR-V hybrid at last year’s Frankfurt Motor Show. This year’s model is…

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2019 Honda Pilot SUV expected to offer hybrid powertrain

The Honda Pilot SUV is undergoing major updates. The 2019 model is expected to offer an updated physical appearance, alongside a hybrid drivetrain option. The 2019 Honda Pilot models should make their debut this year, with some speculating they could appear as early as March. New photos released by AutoGuide offer a glimpse. Read more.

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2018 Honda Clarity Plug-in Hybrid Available December 1

Honda has announced that the 2018 Honda Clarity Plug-in Hybrid will go on sale December 1 with a starting price of $33,400. Buyers are eligible for a federal income tax credit of up to $7,500. Honda reports that the Clarity Plug-in Hybrid earned the highest all-electric range rating among all plug-in hybrid sedans with its EPA range rating of 47…

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Honda to display CR-V hybrid at the Frankfurt Auto Show

AutoBlog.com reports that Honda will showcase its CR-V Hybrid prototype at the Frankfurt Motor Show, which begins September 14. It is expected to be the same vehicle introduced at the Shanghai auto show earlier this year, featuring a 2.0-liter four-cylinder coupled to a pair of electric motors. “Though the crossover is listed as a prototype, it’s all but guaranteed that it will enter production…

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Honda To Introduce New Dedicated Hybrid

Honda will introduce a new dedicated hybrid in 2018. The vehicle will utilize Honda’s innovative two-motor hybrid system found in the 49 mpg Accord Hybrid, the most fuel efficient midsize sedan in America. “Half of the all-new models Honda will launch in the United States in the coming two years will be electrified vehicles,” said Takahiro Hachigo, President & CEO of Honda…

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2017 Honda Accord Hybrid to hit dealerships this spring

Green Car Reports announced that the 2017 Honda Accord Hybrid will be available for sale this spring and will feature an impressive 48 mpg combined. The mid-size sedan uses an updated version of the two-motor hybrid powertrain fitted to earlier hybrid Accords. The plug-in hybrid version of the Accord will be replaced by a 2018 Honda Clarity plug-in hybrid. Read more.

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Honda Confirms New Plug-In Hybrid

HybridCars.com reports that Honda will introduce a new plug-in hybrid with an all-electric range of 40 miles or more by 2018. The plans for the new hybrid were announced at the Los Angeles Auto Show. “This new Honda Plug-In Hybrid will feature our next-gen two-motor hybrid system, which will offer significant improvements in battery capacity and power, more than tripling…

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